Pristine Pools is a family owned and operated business operating out of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Pristine Pools built their foundation for success focusing on customer service and hard work. Originally starting off as a small backyard maintenance cleaning service Pristine Pools has grown into one of Southeast Michigan’s largest swimming pool maintenance, repair and service companies.
During season Pristine Pools employee’s over 20 employees. The Pristine team includes highly trained and skilled service technicians, detail oriented maintenance cleaning professionals and extremely organized and courteous office staff. Everyone employed by Pristine Pools is a Certified Pool Operator by the National Swimming Pool Foundation and they all are very knowledgeable with the day to day operation of a swimming pool.
Meet Our Team
Tiffany has worked for Pristine Pools since 2008. She started in the field and is now our Office Manager. While working at Pristine Pools she completed her second bachelor’s degree and then also went on to complete her master’s degree. In her off time, she keeps busy with four young boys all under the age of 6! She is the Board President for the Ortonville Library, teaches English to Chinese students online, and volunteers at her children’s schools. She is an avid outdoors person, and loves camping and boating with her family whenever the time allows.
Alex is a graduate of Western Michigan University and has been with Pristine Pools for ten years. Alex supervises the areas of Clarkston, Waterford, West Bloomfield and Bloomfield Hills. Alex is avid sports fan, has a passion for the game of Golf and enjoys vacationing in Tierre Verde, Florida during the winter months. Customer satisfaction is Alex’s main goal and he knows that Pristine Pools is the #1 pool company in Michigan to make that happen.
This year marks Craig’s 17th year in the swimming pool industry. He started out working for a local pool distributor where he gained a vast knowledge of the equipment used in the industry. A few years later he moved on to work as a service tech in the commercial swimming pool industry. Over the years, Craig has acquired many industry certifications as well as his ASSE 5110 certification to test backflow preventers.
Craig is originally from the west side of the state but now lives in Waterford with his wife and 2 year old son. In his free time Craig enjoys all that the beautiful state of Michigan has to offer, hunting, fishing and camping whenever he can.
Howard Crippen IV
Howard has worked for Pristine Pools since 2014. He is CPO certified and handles training of new associates. He is a district director that covers Rochester and Oakland TWP. He attended Clawson High School and University of Pennsylvania where he played football. He is the oldest of 3 children and the only boy. He is very close to his family. When Howard is not working or spending time with his family, he enjoys golfing and hunting.
A certified Pool Operator (CPO) working with Pristine Pools for his 6th year. With an eye for detail, making your pool sparkling clean is his objective. When not at work, Brett enjoys kayaking, camping, Detroit sports and traveling as much as possible.
I am from Louisiana living in Michigan for seven winters now. This will be my sixth year with Pristine Pools. I have a bachelors in Fine Art with a concentration in Print Making. Art and music have always been my passion since I was a child. I play several instruments (Trumpet, tuba, guitar, bass, and drums) making music and art with my fiancé in Ferndale.
This will be my tenth year in the business and I have enjoyed every minute of it. Spending time with my wife and my son Bennett is my main priority. I enjoy playing golf on my time off as well as going out on the boat. I also referee basketball in the winter and football in the summer/fall.
This is my third season with Pristine Pools as their assistant office manager. I am a people person and love to speak with our customers. I am a former owner of a sporting goods store. I love my horses, to boat and outdoor sports. My husband in his spare time races cars so I make sure I am at the track when he races.
Stacy Ragland has spent her entire career in the service industry and throughout her entire career she has had huge success. She began her career at an early age working at a well known family restaurant in Farmington Hills, MI. Stacy worked her way through school and after graduation from Central Michigan University she learned the importance of customer service and going the extra mile to please a customer. Stacy worked many years for the second largest hotel franchise company in the world. She was lucky enough to help develop and lead their upscale membership brand. Under her leadership it was the fastest growing upscale membership brand in the hotel industry.
When the offer presented itself to go into business with her brother, Stacy was eager to help grow another thriving business. Stacy realizes the importance of customer service. “Whether it is the restaurant, hotel, or pool business, the one aspect to set you apart from the competition is the level of service you provide. Pristine Pools will give you the service you expect and deserve.
In her spare time she enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends and reading.
David Ragland has an extensive background in the swimming pool business. David began his career with swimming pools at the age of 14 when he worked as a chlorine carrier for a local swimming pool supply store in Farmington Hills, Michigan. David quickly learned the business and enjoyed his part time position and by age 16 he was one of the stores top sales producers. By the age of 18 David was promoted to a management position and was recognized with the Midwest regions award for customer service. As David continued to work his way through school along with managing store operations he began to find his true love for swimming pool field work.
At age 20 David found himself with a new employer and a new position as field operations supervisor for a very well known and respected Commercial Pool Management Company in Bloomfield, Michigan. At his new position David was able to oversee the operation of nearly 100 commercial pools. From here he dealt with everything from customer relations to major onsite repairs and installations. David again had great success with his new employer and was well liked and respected by both other employees and customers.
After six wonderful years with his employer David decided it was time to pursue green pastures and venture into business with his sister. Along with the help and support of both family and friends David and Stacy formed Pristine Pools Inc.